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Old 11-22-2013, 09:36 AM
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can you do a grub treatment now?

Can you still do a grub treatment. It has snowed a couple times and is getting to the 20s at night.

Out do I need to wait till the spring
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Old 11-22-2013, 09:44 AM
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Not advisable now in MI. What product are you thinking of using?
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Old 11-22-2013, 09:47 AM
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Not advisable now in MI. What product are you thinking of using?
GrubEx is the only one i know of off hand.

i figure grubs might hibernate or something. feeding them now would be pointless if so. maybe. i dunno.
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:06 AM
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Do not confuse Grub-ex's advertising of "season long control" with the idea that it is OK to apply anytime throughout the season. In reality, you have a 4 or 5 week window to use Grub-Ex here, beginning around July 1. You have from now until about May 1 to learn as much as you can about the life cycle of grubs and which chemicals are appropriate at various stages.
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Dylox if you have them on the surface. I don't think they are feeding in your area this time of year.
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Old 11-22-2013, 12:31 PM
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Fore and West are right. Attend a turf conference and listen carefully when they talk about grub control.
The fast acting products are your only choice now--not always fully effective. Grubs are big and tough and still feeding at this date. Worse yet--they are attracting lots of skunks. I suspect that is the real problem. Call Critter Control to get rid of the skunks. Cost around $75 each.
Or trap them yourself...but...
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Old 11-22-2013, 12:35 PM
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Can you still do a grub treatment. It has snowed a couple times and is getting to the 20s at night.

Out do I need to wait till the spring
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I'm assuming you are not licensed for pesticides. Here's a link specific to homeowner grub control products & when to use in MI.http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/underst...ntrol_products
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Old 11-28-2013, 10:30 AM
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I'm assuming you are not licensed for pesticides. Here's a link specific to homeowner grub control products & when to use in MI.http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/underst...ntrol_products
This is the first year that i am doing any real amount of applying. now that i have a need for it ill be looking into licensing in the spring.

atm i do not even know what is involved.
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Old 11-28-2013, 12:52 PM
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This is the first year that i am doing any real amount of applying. now that i have a need for it ill be looking into licensing in the spring.

atm i do not even know what is involved.
Might not want to wait until spring to do this. Better to do it in the winter when you are less busy. Also you may need to apply products in the spring and you will be need to be licensed and ready to go. Learn all you can over the winter.
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